File:StLouisArtMuseumMO.jpg|thumb|float|right|200px|St. Louis Art Museum
Image:Apotheosis-of-saint-louis.jpg|thumb|float|right|200px|The statue "The Apotheosis of St. Louis" by Charles Henry Niehaus was the original symbol for the city
The '''Saint Louis Art Museum''' is one of the list of largest art museums in the world|principal
U.S. art museum
s, with paintings
, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world. Its three-story building stands in Forest Park (St. Louis)|Forest Park
in St. Louis, Missouri
, where it is visited by up to a half million people every year. Admission is free through a subsidy from the cultural tax district for St. Louis City and County.
[Saint Louis Art Museum Visitor Guide (2007)]
In addition to the featured exhibitions, the museum offers rotating exhibitions and installations. These include the ''Currents'' series, which...